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These are the top stories making the front pages of major newspapers from across Southeast Asia today.Get up to speed with what’s happening in the fastest growing region in the world. Stay informed with The ASEAN Post. Changi Airport Terminal 1, Alexandra Village Food Centre and IMM among places visited by Covid-19 patientsOrchis Food Court in Changi Airport Terminal 1, Ngee Ann City and Alexandra Village Food Centre are among new places visited by Covid-19 patients while th

30 September 2020
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These are the top stories making the front pages of major newspapers from across Southeast Asia today.Get up to speed with what’s happening in the fastest growing region in the world. Stay informed with The ASEAN Post. One-year-old among six imported Covid-19 cases from India, France and the PhilippinesSix imported cases of Covid-19 were confirmed on Monday (Sept 28), including two children, aged one and three, who returned from India on Sept 15.

29 September 2020
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These are the top stories making the front pages of major newspapers from across Southeast Asia today.Get up to speed with what’s happening in the fastest growing region in the world. Stay informed with The ASEAN Post. Singapore students back in UK now face possible lockdown after rise in Covid-19 casesSingaporean students returning to the United Kingdom may have escaped being quarantined upon their arrival, but are likely to face new restrictions as the country experiences

28 September 2020
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ASEAN’s Future Energy Landscape Post COVID-19

For the past two decades, ASEAN member states have achieved remarkable progress in the energy sector in terms of the acceleration of rural electrification access, rapid provision of large-scale national grid systems, successful mobilisation of indigenous resources, gradual adoption of new technologies and share of renewables into their respective energy mix. Further, ASEAN is also beginning to see cross-country electricity entry trade bilaterally and power exchanges that will promote

26 September 2020
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These are the top stories making the front pages of major newspapers from across Southeast Asia today.Get up to speed with what’s happening in the fastest growing region in the world. Stay informed with The ASEAN Post. Expect long winter for tourism in Singapore as recovery could take 3 to 5 years: STB chiefThe tourism industry must be prepared for a long winter, as international travel could take three to five years to recover even if a vaccine for the coronavirus is develo

25 September 2020
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These are the top stories making the front pages of major newspapers from across Southeast Asia today.Get up to speed with what’s happening in the fastest growing region in the world. Stay informed with The ASEAN Post. Legal cut-off age for kids in Singapore to wear masks to be raised to 6 and aboveThe legal cut-off age for children in Singapore to wear masks will be raised to six years and above, up from two years old currently.

24 September 2020
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These are the top stories making the front pages of major newspapers from across Southeast Asia today.Get up to speed with what’s happening in the fastest growing region in the world. Stay informed with The ASEAN Post. Maid abuser's jail term raised to 14 months by apex courtA woman whose initial 20-month jail term for maid abuse was cut to eight months last year had her sentence increased to 14 months by the Court of Appeal on Wednesday (Sept 23).

23 September 2020
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Improving ASEAN COVID-19 Management

COVID-19 has brought the worst economic impacts in the modern era, hitting the world from both, demand and supply sides simultaneously. By 18 September 2020, COVID-19 has infected more than 543,180 people in ASEAN which consists of the 10 member countries that are Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, Singapore, and Vietnam.

22 September 2020
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These are the top stories making the front pages of major newspapers from across Southeast Asia today.Get up to speed with what’s happening in the fastest growing region in the world. Stay informed with The ASEAN Post. Five Malaysian men jailed for importing $213,000 worth of chewing tobaccoFive Malaysian men will be spending weeks in jail for bringing 53,249 sachets of chewing tobacco into Singapore on Sept 7.

22 September 2020
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These are the top stories making the front pages of major newspapers from across Southeast Asia today.Get up to speed with what’s happening in the fastest growing region in the world. Stay informed with The ASEAN Post. Made-in-Singapore Covid-19 swab test robot offers safe, more comfortable procedure for patientsA robot that carries out nasal swabbing to diagnose Covid-19 has been developed by clinicians who say the automated procedure is safe, faster and more comfortable co

21 September 2020
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Poverty, Child Labour And Trafficking In Vietnam

Almost a year ago in October 2019, the world was shocked by a tragedy called the “Essex lorry deaths” which involved 39 people who were found dead in a refrigerated trailer in Britain. While the victims were initially identified as Chinese, it has since been ascertained that all of the victims were in fact, Vietnamese, and almost all from the same – considered poor – province of Nghe An. A 2019 report titled, "Precarious journeys: Mapping vulnerabilities of victims of t

20 September 2020
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These are the top stories making the front pages of major newspapers from across Southeast Asia today.Get up to speed with what’s happening in the fastest growing region in the world. Stay informed with The ASEAN Post. Fatal, highly contagious disease affecting only rabbits detected in SingaporeA highly contagious, acute and fatal disease that affects only rabbits was first detected in Singapore on Wednesday (Sept 16), the Animal and Veterinary Service (AVS) said in a statem

18 September 2020
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